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  • Kavanaugh accuser commits to hearing

    Kavanaugh accuser commits to hearing

    Sunday, September 23 2018 1:31 AM EDT2018-09-23 05:31:12 GMT
    Sunday, September 23 2018 3:34 PM EDT2018-09-23 19:34:05 GMT
    (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File). FILE - In this Sept. 5, 2018, file photo, Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, for the second day of his confirmation hearing to repl...(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File). FILE - In this Sept. 5, 2018, file photo, Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, for the second day of his confirmation hearing to repl...

    The woman accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of a decades-old sexual assault has accepted a Senate committee's request to tell her side next week, according to her lawyers.

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    The woman accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of a decades-old sexual assault has accepted a Senate committee's request to tell her side next week, according to her lawyers.

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  • North Dakota Senate candidate: Kavanaugh allegation 'absurd'

    North Dakota Senate candidate: Kavanaugh allegation 'absurd'

    Saturday, September 22 2018 12:10 PM EDT2018-09-22 16:10:59 GMT
    Saturday, September 22 2018 9:44 PM EDT2018-09-23 01:44:09 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, file). FILE - In this Sept. 4, 2018, file photo, Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh is sworn-in before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington.(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, file). FILE - In this Sept. 4, 2018, file photo, Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh is sworn-in before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington.
    North Dakota Republican U.S. Senate candidate Kevin Cramer says a sexual assault accusation against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh is "even more absurd" than Anita Hill's 1991 sexual harassment allegation...More >>
    North Dakota Republican U.S. Senate candidate Kevin Cramer says a sexual assault accusation against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh is "even more absurd" than Anita Hill's 1991 sexual harassment allegation against Clarence Thomas.More >>
  • Under right terms, Kavanaugh accuser may testify after all

    Under right terms, Kavanaugh accuser may testify after all

    Thursday, September 20 2018 12:33 AM EDT2018-09-20 04:33:54 GMT
    Friday, September 21 2018 1:42 AM EDT2018-09-21 05:42:44 GMT
    In this Sept. 6, 2018, file photo, after more than an hour of delay over procedural questions, President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh waits to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)In this Sept. 6, 2018, file photo, after more than an hour of delay over procedural questions, President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh waits to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

    With Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination dangling in the balance, the chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee said his panel still planned a Monday morning hearing that Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford were invited to attend.

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    With Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination dangling in the balance, the chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee said his panel still planned a Monday morning hearing that Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford were invited to attend.

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  • Women supporting Kavanaugh find themselves in storm's center

    Women supporting Kavanaugh find themselves in storm's center

    Thursday, September 20 2018 12:28 AM EDT2018-09-20 04:28:07 GMT
    Thursday, September 20 2018 3:03 PM EDT2018-09-20 19:03:24 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this Sept. 4, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh is sworn in before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. Both parties are grappling w...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this Sept. 4, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh is sworn in before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. Both parties are grappling w...
    An accusation against an old high school friend brought them together in support of Kavanaugh - and into a political firestorm.More >>
    An accusation against an old high school friend brought them together in support of Kavanaugh - and into a political firestorm.More >>
  • How 65 women came to Kavanaugh's defense in matter of hours

    How 65 women came to Kavanaugh's defense in matter of hours

    Wednesday, September 19 2018 5:27 PM EDT2018-09-19 21:27:55 GMT
    Thursday, September 20 2018 7:29 AM EDT2018-09-20 11:29:59 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this Sept. 4, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh is sworn in before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. Both parties are grappling w...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this Sept. 4, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh is sworn in before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. Both parties are grappling w...
    Sixty-five women came to Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's defense in matter of hours in a letter-writing campaign, and more than a dozen signers who've since spoken to The Associated Press or other media...More >>
    Sixty-five women came to Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's defense in matter of hours in a letter-writing campaign, and more than a dozen signers who've since spoken to The Associated Press or other media outlets are standing by their declaration.More >>
  • Bredesen backs Senate vote if Kavanaugh accuser won't appear

    Bredesen backs Senate vote if Kavanaugh accuser won't appear

    Wednesday, September 19 2018 8:08 PM EDT2018-09-20 00:08:26 GMT
    Thursday, September 20 2018 12:33 AM EDT2018-09-20 04:33:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File). FILE - In this Aug. 24, 2018, file photo, Democratic Senate candidate Phil Bredesen speaks at a summit on the opioid crisis in Nashville, Tenn. Bredesen said Sept. 19 that the woman accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett K...(AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File). FILE - In this Aug. 24, 2018, file photo, Democratic Senate candidate Phil Bredesen speaks at a summit on the opioid crisis in Nashville, Tenn. Bredesen said Sept. 19 that the woman accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett K...
    Tennessee Democratic Senate candidate Phil Bredesen says the woman accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault "has a very credible story.".More >>
    Tennessee Democratic Senate candidate Phil Bredesen says the woman accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault "has a very credible story.".More >>
  • Trump says 'hard to imagine' Kavanaugh guilty of allegation

    Trump says 'hard to imagine' Kavanaugh guilty of allegation

    Wednesday, September 19 2018 12:37 AM EDT2018-09-19 04:37:34 GMT
    Thursday, September 20 2018 12:32 AM EDT2018-09-20 04:32:39 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Brandon). In this Sept. 6, 2018 photo, Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh reacts as he testifies after questioning before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. Official Washington is scrambling Monday to assess...(AP Photo/Alex Brandon). In this Sept. 6, 2018 photo, Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh reacts as he testifies after questioning before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. Official Washington is scrambling Monday to assess...

    Trump has already rejected the idea of bringing in the FBI to reopen its background check of Kavanaugh. Should he order such a review, it would likely delay a confirmation vote until after the election.

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    Trump has already rejected the idea of bringing in the FBI to reopen its background check of Kavanaugh. Should he order such a review, it would likely delay a confirmation vote until after the election.

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  • The Latest: McCaskill says she'll vote no on Kavanaugh

    The Latest: McCaskill says she'll vote no on Kavanaugh

    Wednesday, September 19 2018 7:58 AM EDT2018-09-19 11:58:28 GMT
    Wednesday, September 19 2018 10:52 PM EDT2018-09-20 02:52:22 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this Sept. 6, 2018, file photo, after more than an hour of delay over procedural questions, President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh waits to testify before the Senate Judiciary Comm...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this Sept. 6, 2018, file photo, after more than an hour of delay over procedural questions, President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh waits to testify before the Senate Judiciary Comm...
    Anita Hill says the Senate Judiciary Committee could be holding a "sham" hearing next week without an FBI investigation of a woman's sexual-assault accusation against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.More >>
    Anita Hill says the Senate Judiciary Committee could be holding a "sham" hearing next week without an FBI investigation of a woman's sexual-assault accusation against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.More >>
  • Feinstein's opponent seizes on her role in Kavanaugh fight

    Feinstein's opponent seizes on her role in Kavanaugh fight

    Tuesday, September 18 2018 6:07 PM EDT2018-09-18 22:07:29 GMT
    Wednesday, September 19 2018 7:12 AM EDT2018-09-19 11:12:15 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., is surrounded by reporters as she arrives for a vote, Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018, on Capitol Hill in Washington.(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., is surrounded by reporters as she arrives for a vote, Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018, on Capitol Hill in Washington.
    U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein is facing criticism from both Senate Republicans and her Democratic re-election opponent over her handling of allegations of sexual misconduct against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.More >>
    U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein is facing criticism from both Senate Republicans and her Democratic re-election opponent over her handling of allegations of sexual misconduct against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.More >>
  • Supreme Court refuses to block dark money court ruling

    Supreme Court refuses to block dark money court ruling

    Tuesday, September 18 2018 7:07 PM EDT2018-09-18 23:07:15 GMT
    Wednesday, September 19 2018 1:10 AM EDT2018-09-19 05:10:35 GMT
    Dark money groups will be required to disclose the identities of some anonymous donors after the U.S. Supreme Court refused to stop a lower court's ruling from taking effect.More >>
    Dark money groups will be required to disclose the identities of some anonymous donors after the U.S. Supreme Court refused to stop a lower court's ruling from taking effect.More >>
  • Kavanaugh's accuser wants FBI probe before she testifies

    Kavanaugh's accuser wants FBI probe before she testifies

    Tuesday, September 18 2018 1:30 AM EDT2018-09-18 05:30:22 GMT
    Wednesday, September 19 2018 12:44 AM EDT2018-09-19 04:44:17 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Brandon). In this Sept. 6, 2018 photo, Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh reacts as he testifies after questioning before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. Official Washington is scrambling Monday to assess...(AP Photo/Alex Brandon). In this Sept. 6, 2018 photo, Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh reacts as he testifies after questioning before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. Official Washington is scrambling Monday to assess...

    Republicans reversed course and agreed to the hearing in the face of growing demands by GOP senators to hear directly from Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford, now a psychology professor in California.

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    Republicans reversed course and agreed to the hearing in the face of growing demands by GOP senators to hear directly from Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford, now a psychology professor in California.

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  • Withdraw Kavanaugh nomination? 'Ridiculous,' says Trump

    Withdraw Kavanaugh nomination? 'Ridiculous,' says Trump

    Tuesday, September 18 2018 1:30 AM EDT2018-09-18 05:30:40 GMT
    Tuesday, September 18 2018 7:01 PM EDT2018-09-18 23:01:52 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Brandon). President Donald Trump speaks during an Hispanic Heritage Month event, in the East Room of the White House, Monday, Sept. 17, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Alex Brandon). President Donald Trump speaks during an Hispanic Heritage Month event, in the East Room of the White House, Monday, Sept. 17, 2018, in Washington.
    Trump dismisses any notion that Kavanaugh's nomination to the Supreme Court should be withdrawn.More >>
    Trump dismisses any notion that Kavanaugh's nomination to the Supreme Court should be withdrawn.More >>
  • Correction: Supreme Court-Kavanaugh-Politics story

    Correction: Supreme Court-Kavanaugh-Politics story

    Monday, September 17 2018 6:01 PM EDT2018-09-17 22:01:30 GMT
    Tuesday, September 18 2018 6:51 PM EDT2018-09-18 22:51:34 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this Sept. 4, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh is sworn in before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. Both parties are grappling w...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this Sept. 4, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh is sworn in before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. Both parties are grappling w...
    With voting in sight, parties weigh political risks in evolving Supreme Court fight.More >>
    With voting in sight, parties weigh political risks in evolving Supreme Court fight.More >>
  • Echoes of Anita Hill in #MeToo allegation against Kavanaugh

    Echoes of Anita Hill in #MeToo allegation against Kavanaugh

    Tuesday, September 18 2018 1:20 AM EDT2018-09-18 05:20:26 GMT
    Tuesday, September 18 2018 10:11 AM EDT2018-09-18 14:11:00 GMT
    (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP, File). FILE - In this Dec. 8, 2017, file photo, Anita Hill speaks at a discussion about sexual harassment in Beverly Hills, Calif. The sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh recall ...(Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP, File). FILE - In this Dec. 8, 2017, file photo, Anita Hill speaks at a discussion about sexual harassment in Beverly Hills, Calif. The sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh recall ...
    Brett Kavanaugh and Clarence Thomas: Allegations against Supreme Court nominees carry important differences as well as cautions for senators.More >>
    Brett Kavanaugh and Clarence Thomas: Allegations against Supreme Court nominees carry important differences as well as cautions for senators.More >>
  • Kavanaugh's nomination poses risks for Democrats and GOP

    Kavanaugh's nomination poses risks for Democrats and GOP

    Tuesday, September 18 2018 1:20 AM EDT2018-09-18 05:20:33 GMT
    Tuesday, September 18 2018 8:52 AM EDT2018-09-18 12:52:40 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this Sept. 4, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh is sworn in before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. Both parties are grappling w...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this Sept. 4, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh is sworn in before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. Both parties are grappling w...
    Control of Congress looming, battle over Kavanaugh's nomination carries risks for Democrats and Republicans.More >>
    Control of Congress looming, battle over Kavanaugh's nomination carries risks for Democrats and Republicans.More >>
  • As Senate weighs Kavanaugh, Thomas example offers cautions

    As Senate weighs Kavanaugh, Thomas example offers cautions

    Monday, September 17 2018 4:53 PM EDT2018-09-17 20:53:59 GMT
    Tuesday, September 18 2018 8:29 AM EDT2018-09-18 12:29:32 GMT
    The sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh recall Anita Hill's accusations against Clarence Thomas in 1991, but there are important differences as well as cautions for senators...More >>
    The sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh recall Anita Hill's accusations against Clarence Thomas in 1991, but there are important differences as well as cautions for senators considering how to do with the allegations.More >>
  • Hearing sets up dramatic showdown between Kavanaugh, accuser

    Hearing sets up dramatic showdown between Kavanaugh, accuser

    Monday, September 17 2018 12:49 AM EDT2018-09-17 04:49:22 GMT
    Tuesday, September 18 2018 2:10 AM EDT2018-09-18 06:10:08 GMT
    President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, listens to a question during the third round of questioning on the third day of his Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing, Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, listens to a question during the third round of questioning on the third day of his Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing, Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

    The accusation raised the prospect of congressional Republicans defending President Donald Trump's nominee ahead of midterm elections.

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    The accusation raised the prospect of congressional Republicans defending President Donald Trump's nominee ahead of midterm elections.

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  • The Latest: DOJ: It's not the FBI's job to judge allegations

    The Latest: DOJ: It's not the FBI's job to judge allegations

    Monday, September 17 2018 8:08 AM EDT2018-09-17 12:08:09 GMT
    Tuesday, September 18 2018 2:00 AM EDT2018-09-18 06:00:27 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this Sept. 6, 2018, file photo, after more than an hour of delay over procedural questions, President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh waits to testify before the Senate Judiciary Comm...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this Sept. 6, 2018, file photo, after more than an hour of delay over procedural questions, President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh waits to testify before the Senate Judiciary Comm...
    A lawyer for a woman who accuses Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her when they were in high school says the woman considers his actions "attempted rape.".More >>
    A lawyer for a woman who accuses Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her when they were in high school says the woman considers his actions "attempted rape.".More >>
  • Trump defends Kavanaugh as White House manages fallout

    Trump defends Kavanaugh as White House manages fallout

    Monday, September 17 2018 7:01 PM EDT2018-09-17 23:01:17 GMT
    Tuesday, September 18 2018 1:20 AM EDT2018-09-18 05:20:55 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Brandon). President Donald Trump speaks during an Hispanic Heritage Month event, in the East Room of the White House, Monday, Sept. 17, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Alex Brandon). President Donald Trump speaks during an Hispanic Heritage Month event, in the East Room of the White House, Monday, Sept. 17, 2018, in Washington.
    Trump sides with his embattled Supreme Court nominee, defending Judge Brett Kavanaugh against allegations of sexual assault.More >>
    Trump sides with his embattled Supreme Court nominee, defending Judge Brett Kavanaugh against allegations of sexual assault.More >>
  • Woman accusing Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct comes forward

    Woman accusing Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct comes forward

    Sunday, September 16 2018 10:59 AM EDT2018-09-16 14:59:41 GMT
    Monday, September 17 2018 12:58 AM EDT2018-09-17 04:58:12 GMT
    President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Source: CNN)President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Source: CNN)

    A Democratic senator says an anonymous allegation of sexual misconduct this late in the process is unlikely to derail Judge Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to the Supreme Court.

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    A Democratic senator says an anonymous allegation of sexual misconduct this late in the process is unlikely to derail Judge Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to the Supreme Court.

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  • Kavanaugh denies allegation of sexual misconduct in school

    Kavanaugh denies allegation of sexual misconduct in school

    Saturday, September 15 2018 12:35 AM EDT2018-09-15 04:35:33 GMT
    Sunday, September 16 2018 10:59 AM EDT2018-09-16 14:59:46 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Brandon). In this Sept. 6, 2018 photo, Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington.  Kavanaugh is denying a sexual misconduct allegation from when he was in high sch...(AP Photo/Alex Brandon). In this Sept. 6, 2018 photo, Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. Kavanaugh is denying a sexual misconduct allegation from when he was in high sch...
    Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh has denied a sexual misconduct allegation from when he was in high school.More >>
    Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh has denied a sexual misconduct allegation from when he was in high school.More >>
  • Senator gives federal investigators information on Kavanaugh

    Senator gives federal investigators information on Kavanaugh

    Thursday, September 13 2018 12:52 AM EDT2018-09-13 04:52:14 GMT
    Friday, September 14 2018 12:35 AM EDT2018-09-14 04:35:43 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE - In this Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018 file photo, Fred Guttenberg, the father of Jamie Guttenberg who was killed in the Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Parkland, Fla., left, attempts to shake hands with Presiden...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE - In this Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018 file photo, Fred Guttenberg, the father of Jamie Guttenberg who was killed in the Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Parkland, Fla., left, attempts to shake hands with Presiden...
    Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh says he would have shaken the hand of a school shooting victim's father during a break in last week's Senate hearing had he recognized him before being whisked away by security...More >>
    Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh says he would have shaken the hand of a school shooting victim's father during a break in last week's Senate hearing had he recognized him before being whisked away by security detail.More >>
  • Kavanaugh: I didn't recognize Parkland dad seeking handshake

    Kavanaugh: I didn't recognize Parkland dad seeking handshake

    Wednesday, September 12 2018 8:59 PM EDT2018-09-13 00:59:05 GMT
    Thursday, September 13 2018 1:36 AM EDT2018-09-13 05:36:05 GMT
    Sen. Cory Booker has released a new batch of "committee confidential" documents about Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, even after a conservative judicial group referred his earlier disclosures to the Senate...More >>
    Sen. Cory Booker has released a new batch of "committee confidential" documents about Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, even after a conservative judicial group referred his earlier disclosures to the Senate Ethics Committee.More >>
  • $1 million pledged against Collins if she backs Kavanaugh

    $1 million pledged against Collins if she backs Kavanaugh

    Wednesday, September 12 2018 4:05 PM EDT2018-09-12 20:05:35 GMT
    Wednesday, September 12 2018 10:09 PM EDT2018-09-13 02:09:39 GMT
    A campaign urging Republican Sen. Susan Collins to vote against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh has generated more than $1 million in pledges.More >>
    A campaign urging Republican Sen. Susan Collins to vote against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh has generated more than $1 million in pledges.More >>
  • Tennessee Senate hopeful 'embarrassed' by Kavanaugh hearings

    Tennessee Senate hopeful 'embarrassed' by Kavanaugh hearings

    Wednesday, September 12 2018 3:48 PM EDT2018-09-12 19:48:18 GMT
    Wednesday, September 12 2018 8:44 PM EDT2018-09-13 00:44:05 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File). FILE - In this Aug. 24, 2018, file photo, Democratic Senate candidat Phil Bredesen speaks at a summit on the opioid crisis in Nashville, Tenn. Bredesen says he is “embarrassed by the circus” in the hearings for Brett Kav...(AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File). FILE - In this Aug. 24, 2018, file photo, Democratic Senate candidat Phil Bredesen speaks at a summit on the opioid crisis in Nashville, Tenn. Bredesen says he is “embarrassed by the circus” in the hearings for Brett Kav...
    Democratic Senate candidate Phil Bredesen says he's "embarrassed by the circus" in the confirmation hearings for President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, and he's pointing at both Republicans and Democrats.More >>
    Democratic Senate candidate Phil Bredesen says he's "embarrassed by the circus" in the confirmation hearings for President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, and he's pointing at both Republicans and Democrats.More >>
  • States urge Supreme Court to hear Kennedy cousin case

    States urge Supreme Court to hear Kennedy cousin case

    Wednesday, September 12 2018 2:22 PM EDT2018-09-12 18:22:50 GMT
    Wednesday, September 12 2018 3:28 PM EDT2018-09-12 19:28:09 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jessica Hill, File). FILE - In this Feb. 24, 2016, file photo, Michael Skakel leaves the state Supreme Court after his hearing in Hartford, Conn. The Connecticut Supreme Court in May 2018 vacated Skakel's conviction in the bludgeoning death o...(AP Photo/Jessica Hill, File). FILE - In this Feb. 24, 2016, file photo, Michael Skakel leaves the state Supreme Court after his hearing in Hartford, Conn. The Connecticut Supreme Court in May 2018 vacated Skakel's conviction in the bludgeoning death o...
    Eleven states are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to hear Connecticut's appeal in Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel's murder case and reinstate his conviction.More >>
    Eleven states are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to hear Connecticut's appeal in Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel's murder case and reinstate his conviction.More >>
  • Kavanaugh confirmation fight rallies Democrats to resistance

    Kavanaugh confirmation fight rallies Democrats to resistance

    Monday, September 10 2018 12:13 AM EDT2018-09-10 04:13:53 GMT
    Monday, September 10 2018 11:20 AM EDT2018-09-10 15:20:40 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). In this Sept. 5, 2018, photo, President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. Spurred on by the left, Democrats brought fire and fu...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). In this Sept. 5, 2018, photo, President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. Spurred on by the left, Democrats brought fire and fu...

    The proceedings have been tumultuous, disrupted first by Democratic senators objecting to the rules and then by protesters shouting "Sham president, sham vote" and other chants.

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    The proceedings have been tumultuous, disrupted first by Democratic senators objecting to the rules and then by protesters shouting "Sham president, sham vote" and other chants.

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  • Win or lose, Kavanaugh confirmation fight defines Democrats

    Win or lose, Kavanaugh confirmation fight defines Democrats

    Saturday, September 8 2018 12:06 PM EDT2018-09-08 16:06:21 GMT
    Sunday, September 9 2018 5:31 PM EDT2018-09-09 21:31:41 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). In this Sept. 6, 2018, photo, Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., left, and Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., confer before questioning Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh as he testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on the...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). In this Sept. 6, 2018, photo, Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., left, and Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., confer before questioning Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh as he testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on the...
    Democrats don't have the votes to block Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, but the rowdy, leave-nothing-on-the-table fight during four days of Senate confirmation hearings marked a new stage in the party's...More >>
    Democrats don't have the votes to block Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, but the rowdy, leave-nothing-on-the-table fight during four days of Senate confirmation hearings marked a new stage in the party's resistance to President Donald Trump.More >>
  • Trump nominates Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court

    Trump nominates Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court

    Monday, July 9 2018 10:19 PM EDT2018-07-10 02:19:18 GMT

    President Donald Trump has nominated Brett Kavanaugh to be the next justice to join the Supreme Court of the United States.

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    President Donald Trump has nominated Brett Kavanaugh to be the next justice to join the Supreme Court of the United States.

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  • Anthony Kennedy to retire from Supreme Court

    Anthony Kennedy to retire from Supreme Court

    Saturday, June 24 2017 2:59 PM EDT2017-06-24 18:59:10 GMT
    Wednesday, June 27 2018 2:59 PM EDT2018-06-27 18:59:05 GMT

    Rumors of Kennedy's retirement have swirled for weeks as the 80-year-old justice neared the end of his 29th year on the court. He turns 81 in July.

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    Rumors of Kennedy's retirement have swirled for weeks as the 80-year-old justice neared the end of his 29th year on the court. He turns 81 in July.

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  • Supreme Court voids part of crisis pregnancy center law

    Supreme Court voids part of crisis pregnancy center law

    Tuesday, June 26 2018 10:24 AM EDT2018-06-26 14:24:47 GMT
    Tuesday, June 26 2018 3:23 PM EDT2018-06-26 19:23:10 GMT

    The 5-4 ruling Tuesday also casts doubts on similar laws in Hawaii and Illinois.

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    The 5-4 ruling Tuesday also casts doubts on similar laws in Hawaii and Illinois.

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  • Supreme Court upholds Trump travel ban

    Supreme Court upholds Trump travel ban

    Tuesday, June 26 2018 10:23 AM EDT2018-06-26 14:23:33 GMT
    Tuesday, June 26 2018 3:18 PM EDT2018-06-26 19:18:37 GMT
    (Source: CNN)(Source: CNN)

    The Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld President Donald Trump's ban on travel from multiple Muslim-majority countries. 

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    The Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld President Donald Trump's ban on travel from multiple Muslim-majority countries. 

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